Call for Entries: FotoFilmic 13

PART I – Online curated shortlist & feature:
90 photographers selected by Fotofilmic over a 6-month period (Dec ’12-June ’13)
Online feature with interview showcasing selected images
Free optional PrintShop contract

PART II – Shortlisted photographers automatically compete for:
International Juried Exhibition to take place in Vancouver in August 2013
Exhibition Catalogue
3 Cash Prizes

First Application Deadline: closed (ShortList 1 will be announced on March 1st)
Second Application Deadline: April 15, 2013

$25 for 3 entries
$30 for up to 10 entries
For any questions, drop us a line at

The FotoFilmic call is open to all film photographers without restrictions. The Fotofilmic team will look at submitted work with a fresh and unencumbered perspective with no reference accounted to experience, establishment or achievements. Entrants must however be at least 18 years of age on December 15th, 2012 in order to legally enter the competition.

Photographers may only submit work shot on film in any format, including instant films. Black-and-white, color, reversal or slide films, as well as specialty films like orthochromatic and infrared emulsions are all acceptable. All submissions captured digitally will be disqualified without notice or discussion.
Images must be free of trademarks/watermarks, logos, names, borders and dust marks.
All work entered must be the photographer’s own. Entrants also guarantee that all copyrights corresponding to the work submitted in their name are theirs, or that in the case copyrights have been ceded to a third party they have effectively obtained express authorization from the third party to use their imagery for the purpose of being exhibited and published at FotoFilmic’13.
Entrants certify that they have received in written form appropriate release from all models and persons featured in the work they enter regarding possible commercial uses.
Lastly, all work submitted must be relatively recent, dating no further back than January 1st 2010.

Selected photographers will be featured on for a year and be offered an optional 1-year Fotofilmic’s online Print Shop contract. The online selection will also automatically allow them to compete for the International Juried exhibition that will take place in Vancouver in the summer of 2013.
The finalists will be required to submit high resolution image files which should be at least 3300 pixels at its shortest dimension, and must be of exhibition quality (no interpolation allowed). Fotofilmic will take care of printing and mounting all selected images for the exhibition. Each finalist will also receive a free copy of the exhibition catalog.

For an entry to be validated each participant must pay a flat fee of $25 for 3 images or $30 for up to 10 images. There is no discount available if submitting less than the required amount of photographs. Entries completed with less than three photographs will be automatically invalidated without refund.

Payment is only accepted by Credit Card via Paypal on FotoFilmic’s website.
Entry fees are non-refundable. Regular Credit Card fees may apply.
Entry fees are collected to cover all FotoFilimc’13 operating costs, including exhibition and publishing costs.

– File Format: jpeg format
– Image Resolution: 72 ppi
– Image Dimensions: 1000 pixels maximum in height or length
– Color Profile: sRBG
– File Size: 500 KB maximum
– File Naming: lowercase format: lastname_firstname_number.jpeg

Each entrant must fill an entry form, providing his/her name, address and email address. Entry form information must also include:
one paragraph bio
Your answers to why you shoot film and how it feels like (details on the submit page)
For each photographic file submitted the following information must also be completed on the entry form:
Photograph Title (if any)
Year shot
Film & camera system used
Indicate if interested in 1-year online gallery representation at
All entries must be received electronically before June 15th, 2013 at midnight GMT. The SUBMIT link will be disabled immediately after the aforementioned date and time.